Srinivasa RamanujanSrinivasa Ramanujan
22 December 1887, Indian
Mathematician
Ada LovelaceAda Lovelace
10 December 1815, British
Countess of Lovelace

Werner HeisenbergWerner Heisenberg
05 December 1901, German
Physicist

Grace HopperGrace Hopper
09 December 1906, American
Computer Scientist

Robert KochRobert Koch
11 December 1843, German
Physician

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19 December 1875, Serbian
Physicist
Tycho BraheTycho Brahe
14 December 1546, Danish
Astronomer

Jagadish Chandra BoseJagadish Chandra Bose
30 November 1858, Indian
Physicist

J J ThompsonJ. J. Thomson
18 December 1856, British
Physicist, Nobel Prize Winner
Fritz HaberFritz Haber
09 December 1868, German
Chemist

Louis SlotinLouis Slotin
01 December 1910, Canadian
Physicist
Humphry DavyHumphry Davy
17 December 1778, British
Inventor of Davy Lamp

Max BornMax Born
11 December 1882, German
Physicist

Philip Warren AndersonPhilip Warren Anderson
13 December 1923, American
Physicist

Norbert WienerNorbert Wiener
26 November 1894, American
Father of Cybernetics

Chaim WeizmannChaim Weizmann
27 November 1874, British
Former President of Israel
David BohmDavid Bohm
20 December 1917, American
Scientist

Tommy RettigTommy Rettig
10 December 1941, American
Child Actor

Henri BecquerelHenri Becquerel
15 December 1852, French
Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity

Anders CelsiusAnders Celsius
27 November 1701, Swedish
Astronomer, Physicist, Mathematician
Henry MoseleyHenry Moseley
23 November 1887, British
Physicist

Radia PerlmanRadia Perlman
18 December 1951, American
Computer Network Engineer
Carl Gustav Jacob JacobiCarl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
10 December 1804, German
Mathematician

Maurice Hugh Frederick WilkinsMaurice Wilkins
15 December 1916, British
Biophysicist

Arnold SommerfeldArnold Sommerfeld
05 December 1868, German
Physicist
Elizabeth BlackburnElizabeth Blackburn
26 November 1948, Australian, American
American-Australian researcher

Richard LeakeyRichard Leakey
19 December 1944, Kenyan
Paleoanthropologist and Conservationist
Albert Abraham MichelsonAlbert A. Michelson
19 December 1852, American
Physicist

Tsung-Dao LeeTsung-Dao Lee
24 November 1926, Chinese, American
Physicist

Joseph Louis Gay-LussacJoseph Louis Gay-Lussac
06 December 1778, French
Chemist and Physicist
Theodor SchwannTheodor Schwann
07 December 1810, German
Physiologist

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Joseph HenryJoseph Henry
17 December 1797, American
Scientist
Niels Ryberg FinsenNiels Ryberg Finsen
15 December 1860, Danish
Physician

Annie Jump CannonAnnie Jump Cannon
11 December 1863, American
Astronomer

Harold E. VarmusHarold E. Varmus
18 December 1939, American
Physician

Christian DopplerChristian Doppler
29 November 1803, Austrian
Mathematician & Physicist
Hermann Joseph MullerHermann Joseph Muller
21 December 1890, American
Geneticist
Willard Frank LibbyWillard Libby
17 December 1908, American
Physical Chemist

Sheldon Lee GlashowSheldon Lee Glashow
05 December 1932, American
Physicist

Charles Scott SherringtonCharles Scott Sherrington
27 November 1857, British
Neurophysiologist

Carl Ferdinand CoriCarl Ferdinand Cori
05 December 1896, Czech, American
Biochemist
Upendranath BrahmachariUpendranath Brahmachari
19 December 1873, Indian
Scientist

Howard Martin TeminHoward Martin Temin
10 December 1934, American
Geneticist and Virologist

Salvador MoncadaSalvador Moncada
03 December 1944, Honduran, British
Honduran-British pharmacologist and professor

Alfred WernerAlfred Werner
12 December 1866, Swiss
Chemist

Thomas Robert CechThomas Cech
08 December 1947, American
Chemist
Paul J. CrutzenPaul J. Crutzen
03 December 1933, Dutch
Atmospheric Chemist

Karl ZieglerKarl Ziegler
26 November 1898, German
Chemist
Frank FennerFrank Fenner
21 December 1914, Australian
Played a vital role in eradication of smallpox

Richard KuhnRichard Kuhn
03 December 1900, German
Biochemist

Henry Way KendallHenry Way Kendall
09 December 1926, American
Physicist
Henry TaubeHenry Taube
30 November 1915, Canadian, American
Chemist

Cecil Frank Powell C. F. Powell
05 December 1903, British
Physicist
Nikolay BasovNikolay Basov
14 December 1922, Russian
Physicist

William LipscombWilliam Lipscomb
09 December 1919, American
Chemist

Russell Alan HulseRussell Alan Hulse
28 November 1950, American
Physicist

Manne SiegbahnManne Siegbahn
03 December 1886, Swedish
Physicist

Simon van der MeerSimon van der Meer
24 November 1925, Dutch
Physicist
Martin Rodbell Martin Rodbell
01 December 1925, American
Biochemist

James RainwaterJames Rainwater
09 December 1917, American
Physicist

Edward Lawrie TatumEdward Lawrie Tatum
14 December 1909, American
Biochemist

Andrzej Viktor ‘Andrew’ SchallyAndrew Schally
30 November 1926, Canadian, Polish, American
Endocrinologist
Robert BrownRobert Brown
21 December 1773, British, Scottish
Botanist

Haldan Keffer HartlineHaldan Keffer Hartline
22 December 1903, American
Physiologist
Cyril DombCyril Domb
09 December 1920, Israeli, British
Theoretical Physicist

George D. SnellGeorge D. Snell
19 December 1903, American
Geneticist

Alfred Day HersheyAlfred Day Hershey
04 December 1908, American
Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine
Johannes Diderik van der WaalsJohannes van der Waals
23 November 1837, Dutch
Theoretical Physicist

Freeman DysonFreeman Dyson
15 December 1923, British, American
Mathematician, Theoretical physicist, Nuclear
Sonny PerdueSonny Perdue
20 December 1946, American
Politician

Geoffrey HintonGeoffrey Hinton
06 December 1947, British
Computer scientist

Hilary KoprowskiHilary Koprowski
05 December 1916, Polish, American
Virologist, Immunologist
Hans ReiserHans Reiser
19 December 1963, American
Programmer, Entrepreneur, Computer scientist,

Tony HsiehTony Hsieh
12 December 1973, American
Entrepreneur
Eric S. RaymondEric S. Raymond
04 December 1957, American
Software developer, Engineer, Programmer, Writer,

Qian XuesenQian Xuesen
11 December 1911
Astronautical engineer

Niklas LuhmannNiklas Luhmann
08 December 1927, German
Philosopher, Scientist, Sociologist, University

Jeffrey WigandJeffrey Wigand
17 December 1942, American
Chemist, Activist, Scientist
Peter ScholzePeter Scholze
11 December 1987, German
Mathematician, University teacher
Jacques HadamardJacques Hadamard
08 December 1865, French
Mathematician

Erasmus DarwinErasmus Darwin
12 December 1731, British
Physician

Martyn PoliakoffMartyn Poliakoff
16 December 1947, British
Chemist, University teacher

Nick BrownNick Brown
04 December 1962, British
Botanist
Robert A. DahlRobert A. Dahl
17 December 1915, American
Political scientist

Carl Wilhelm ScheeleCarl Wilhelm Scheele
09 December 1742, German, Swedish
chemist, pharmacist

Catherine ColemanCatherine Coleman
14 December 1960, American
Chemist, Air force officer, Astronaut, Engineer

Léon WalrasLéon Walras
16 December 1834, French
Economist, University teacher, Mathematician

Gerard KuiperGerard Kuiper
07 December 1905, Dutch, American
Astronomer
Carlo Azeglio CiampiCarlo Azeglio Ciampi
09 December 1920, Italian
Economist, Politician, Banker

Tommy FlowersTommy Flowers
22 December 1905, British
Technician, Engineer, Computer scientist
George PólyaGeorge Pólya
13 December 1887, American
Mathematician

John BackusJohn Backus
03 December 1924, American
Computer scientist
Nicholas NegroponteNicholas Negroponte
01 December 1943, American
Computer scientist, Architect, Investor,
Peter NorvigPeter Norvig
14 December 1956, American
Computer scientist